World Day for International Justice is observed on 17th July every year. It is observed to recognise the strengthening system of international justice and also to promote the rights of the victims. 17 July every year to mark the importance of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and for the people to pay attention to serious crimes happening around the world.
History of World Day for International Justice:
17 July is the Day of International Criminal Justice. It marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute on 17 July 1998, the founding treaty of the ICC, which seeks to protect people from genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- International Criminal Court HQ: The Hague, Netherlands.
- International Criminal Court President: Chile Eboe-Osuji.
- International Criminal Court Established: 2002.